Located in Sultanahmet, The Empress Theodora is within a 5-minute walk of popular attractions such as Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern. This 18-room, 3.5-star hotel has free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and a rooftop terrace. It's in central Istanbul and also a short walk from Istanbul Archaeology Museum and Hippodrome.

Dining

Start your day off right with a free full breakfast. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant.

Rooms

All 18 air-conditioned accommodations feature dining areas. TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers, free toiletries, and slippers. Other standard amenities include refrigerators, coffee makers, and free bottled water.

Property features

Awarded Conde Nast Gold List status in 2015, The Empress Theodora features a rooftop terrace, free WiFi in public areas, and a computer station. There's valet parking for a fee, as well as an airport shuttle for a fee (available 24 hours). The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and laundry facilities.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern
  • Free full breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A complimentary breakfast is offered. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. This Istanbul hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

The Empress Theodora has designated areas for smoking.

  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Computer station 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 18 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 2011 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Television 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast.

The Empress Theodora has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

24-hour check-in

Hotel Name

  • Empress Theodora Boutique Class
  • Empress Theodora Boutique Class Hotel
  • Empress Theodora Boutique Class Hotel Istanbul
  • Empress Theodora Boutique Class Istanbul
  • Empress Theodora Hotel Istanbul
  • Empress Theodora Hotel
  • Empress Theodora Istanbul

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Empress Theodora is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.

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